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SB 988: Possession/Discharge of Firearm/Destructive Device/During Commission of Specified Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Joyner

Possession/Discharge of Firearm/Destructive Device/During Commission of Specified Offenses; Providing that a sentencing court may elect not to impose the minimum term of imprisonment for persons convicted of certain offenses during which the person actually possessed or discharged a firearm or destructive device if the court finds that certain specified criteria are met; requiring a sentencing court that elects not to impose the mandatory minimum sentence for the relevant offense to make specific findings to support its decision to impose a lesser term, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Location: In committee/council (CJ)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/19/2013 Senate • Filed
2/22/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 71
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 71
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice